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Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Average Mileage: 53,000 mi (50,000 mi - 56,000 mi)


The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

  •  Rookie

    Driving to california from las vegas the engine sudenly stops in the middle of the desert 165 miles from had to be flatbeded 200 miles,for repair....bad crank position sensor,never had this type of diaster with other cars,

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  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    Limped to dealer (after multiple stalls and restarts - replaced sensor and now fine.

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